The message of the cross is difficult to take. How can death give way to life? How can weakness be strength?
Yet your word says that Jesus, being God, took on human flesh and suffered the worst kind of death. How can this be?
This message is indeed difficult to take. But your foolishness is wiser than our wisdom. Your weakness is greater than our strength. Help us to know that none of us can boast before you.
It is only in Christ Jesus that we can boast. In his name, we ask you to help our unbelief. That we may love you, and walk in the way Jesus taught us.
In his name,